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BUSTI 2018: July 1 – August 4, 2018

BUSTI annually admits 56-70 students who are passionate about training in acting and design, open to collaborating with other artists, and curious to discover the possibilities of the theatrical form. We accept applications from rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in high school. To apply, you will submit the following application materials on the application page:

  • BUSTI Application
  • Personal Essay (prompts will be available on application)
  • Headshot
  • Theatrical Resume

And then send the following materials to our office:

  • 2 Letters of Recommendation that speak to a student’s work as a theatre artist and/or a student
  • $75 Application Fee, made payable to Boston University via personal check, cashier’s check, or money order. (Note: we are unable to process these payments online)
  • High School Transcript

Please wait until you have submitted your online application to submit supplemental material to our office.

We will communicate directly with you, the student, about your application, including any further paperwork required upon admission, via e-mail, so be sure to apply with an e-mail address you check often! E-mail is our primary form of communication, so check regularly to make sure you haven’t missed a message!
Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are generally unable to confirm receipt of every part of your application and only confirm when applications are complete; we will only reach out to you if we are still missing materials after one month.

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BUSTI Online Application: Apply Now!
BUSTI will evaluate applications and admit students on a rolling basis throughout the spring.
There is no application deadline.

Questions? E-mail!